The European Commission initiated an inspection of BillerudKorsnäs under EU competition rules. According to the announcement, the inspection is part of a larger investigation of the market for bleached and unbleached kraft papers.
Earlier BillerudKorsnäs has successfully issued two bonds with a total nominal value of SEK 1 700 million (around USD 190 million).
The company is one of the leading manufacturers of packaging paper made from virgin fibers. It is headquartered in Solna, Sweden and emerged in 2012 from the merger of Billerud and Korsnäs and Voith Paper is a division of the Voith Group.